Entercom and Chiefs Announce 2020 Chiefs Radio Network Broadcast Team on 106.5 The Wolf
Veteran Broadcaster Mitch Holthus, Former Chiefs Wide Receiver Danan Hughes and 610 Sports Radio Host Josh Klingler to Call Action for Defending Super Bowl Champions
PHILADELPHIA, PA – July 17, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio, and the Kansas City Chiefs announced the play-by-play broadcast team for the 2020 season on 106.5 The Wolf (WDAF-FM), the flagship station of the 70 station Chiefs Radio Network and home of the team. The Chiefs Radio Network broadcast team will feature play-by-play announcer “Voice of the Chiefs” Mitch Holthus, who is entering his 27th season, and newcomers Danan Hughes and Josh Klingler.
“Like all of Chiefs Kingdom, we’re eagerly awaiting the return of the defending Super Bowl champions and look forward to another great season,” said Dave Alpert, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom Kansas City. “As the new flagship station of the team, we look forward to providing fans unrivaled coverage of everything Chiefs, including a marquee radio team delivering rich gameday analysis and exciting calls of the action.”
“We are very excited to begin defending our Super Bowl championship in a few short weeks and are thrilled to have Mitch, Danan and Josh bringing the game action to Chiefs fans throughout the Kingdom, while Art anchors the pre- and postgame coverage on 106.5 The Wolf,” said Tyler Epp, Executive Vice President of Business Operations, Chiefs. “The Chiefs Radio Network is adding talented individuals to the booth, and we know they will provide the excitement and insight that Chiefs fans have come to expect when tuning in.”
One of the Midwest’s most recognizable radio and television personalities, Mitch Holthus will return for his 27th season as the play-by-play personality for the Chiefs Radio Network. Holthus has called a team-record 433 career regular and postseason games for the club and has earned eight Kansas Sportscaster of the Year awards. Joining Holthus in the booth for the first time is former Chiefs wide receiver and current Ambassador Danan Hughes, who will begin his inaugural campaign as the network’s color commentator. Hughes has been broadcasting football and baseball as part of the Big Ten Network since 2008, as well as Chiefs pregame and postgame shows on local television since 2014. Entering his first season as the network’s sideline reporter is Josh Klingler, a morning show host on 610 Sports Radio (KCSP-AM) who has been broadcasting collegiate athletics as a sideline reporter for the University of Kansas for more than 14 years and has been part of the local sports talk radio landscape for more than 16 years. On-air personality Art Hains will also return as host of 106.5 The Wolf’s pregame and postgame show coverage.
Listeners can tune in 106.5 The Wolf (WDAF-FM) in Kansas City, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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